Art/ Collection/ Art Object

King's Cookham Rise

Artist:
Stanley Spencer (British, Cookham, Berkshire 1891–1959 Taplow)
Date:
1947
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 1/8 x 30 1/16 x 5/8 in. (51.1 x 76.4 x 1.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.193
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
[Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London, 1947; acquired from the artist; sold in 1947, for £200, to Woolton]; Rt. Hon. The Earl of Woolton, England (from 1947); Lady Forres, England (until 1980; her sale, Christie's, London, October 17, 1980, no. 95); [Anthony d'Offay, London, until 1981; sold to MMA]

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "30 Painters: Recent Acquisitions," January 26–March 14, 1982, brochure no. 28.

New York. CDS Gallery. "Stanley Spencer," May 7–July 27, 2004.

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. "Earth, Sea, and Sky. Nature in Western Art: Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 6, 2012–January 4, 2013, no. 076.

Beijing. National Museum of China. "Earth, Sea, and Sky. Nature in Western Art: Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 1–May 9, 2013, no. 076.

William S. Lieberman in 20th Century Art: Selections from the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Vol. 2, Painting: 1945–1985. New York, 1986, pp. 7, 16–17, ill. (color, overall and detail).

Gary Tinterow et al. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 8, Modern Europe. New York, 1987, p. 153, colorpl. 130.

Keith Bell. Stanley Spencer: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings. London, 1992, pp. 300, 481–82, no. 337, ill., as "Kings, Cookham Rise".



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